TO WHOM SHALL WE GO?

One heart-breaking day, after some soul-challenging teachings by Jesus, some of His disciples turned back and no longer followed Him. Jesus continually reaches out to us. Yet, He forces no one to follow. He only invites. Jesus wants all those … Continue reading

GOD’S STRENGTH FOR MY FEET!

God’s strength offers us a power so far beyond ourselves that we have likely been astonished at (or maybe thankfully relieved and surprised at) the challenges we have met and the heights we have managed to climb when faced with … Continue reading

BALANCE BETWEEN THE BOOKENDS!

Balance in all things comes to us as we allow God to hold our lives in His love, grace and truth so that all of our thinking, speaking, acting and interacting will honor God, and bless others and ourselves. This … Continue reading

WHEN WORDS ARE MANY…WATCH OUT!

Communicating through words is such a fabulous gift that we humans have been given! But, oh! Like everything else, we must use this gift wisely. Our words, if not guarded by God’s grace and truth, can twist reality in outrageous … Continue reading

WHERE DO WE APPLY?

We each need to think about where we really expend our energy, time and effort. Where is it that we apply ourselves? Where is it that we apply our hearts, our ears, our emotions, our thoughts, our motivations and our … Continue reading

GOD SPEAKS. LISTEN AND BELIEVE!

Although we can’t know everything on this side of heaven, God has been actively speaking to us and continually reaching out to us in very clear and powerful ways throughout the centuries. God interrupts our lives – and our comfort-complacency … Continue reading

WHAT’S IN A (NICK)NAME?

His name wasn’t really Barnabas. It was Joseph. It was because of how Joseph lived out his relationship with his Lord Jesus and with his brothers and sisters in Christ that caused the apostles to nickname him Barnabas – which … Continue reading

GOD’S FOOLISH WISDOM!

Oh! We can all be so foolish at times! Thankfully, most of our foolishness leaves only a temporary mark or memory – with maybe just a bit of embarrassment thrown in. But the greatest act of foolishness we could ever … Continue reading